On November 22, the official opening of the newly-built road leading to the rock monastery st. Nicholas, took place near the town of Kıyıkoy, Kırklareli district, Turkey. The construction of 1 km paved road with lighting and a separate parking lot in front of the monastery are part of the activities under project "Common Cultural Heritage without Borders - TOGETHER", co-funded by the European Union trough the Bulgaria–Turkey IPA Cross-border Programme.
The project has been implemented by the two partners Regional historical museum Burgas (Bulgaria) and Kirklareli District Directorate of Culture and Tourism (Turkey) in the period 2017-2019. Among the official guests of the opening ceremony were the directors of the two institutions - Milen Nikolov and Necmi Asan, the Mayor of the Municipality of Kıyıkoy Ahmet Bora, representatives of the project team, the Turkish branch of the Programme Joint Monitoring Committee, contractors, local organizations and others.
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